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W. Chester BILLINGS

W. Chester BILLINGS, Senior Surgeon, United States Public Health Service. Member of Sons of American Revolution; American Medical Association Association Military Surgeons of the United States Clubs: Harvard, Army and Navy (New York), Liverpool Racquets, Wirral Polo, Kennel (England).

Background

  • BILLINGS, W. Chester was born on April 15, 1872 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

  • Education

    • High School, Springfield, Massachusetts. Harvard Medical School, Doctor of Medicine,1894.

    Career

    • C., Canada Commissioned Assistant Surgeon, United States Marine Hospital Service, 1898. Passed Assistant Surgeon, United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, 1904. Surgeon, United States Public Health Service, 1913.

      Chief Medical Officer, Angel Is., California, 1912-1919. In charge Plague Eradicative Measures, California, 1917-1919. In charge Government Influenza Measures, California, Nevada, Utah, 1918.

      In command United States Marine Hospital Northern 47, Camp Beauregard, Louisiana, 1919-1920. Chief Medical Officer, Ellis Is. New York, 1921-1925; in command United States Marine Hospital Northern 70, 67 Hudson St., New York City, 1925-1927.

      Medical Advisor, United States Consulate, Liverpool, England. since 1927. Commander Senior Surgeon, United States Public Health Service, 1929.

    Membership

    Member of Sons of American Revolution. American Medical Association Association Military Surgeons of the United States Clubs: Harvard, Army and Navy (New York), Liverpool Racquets, Wirral Polo, Kennel (England).

    Connections

    • Spouse Adah Laurissa Merritt, March 51, 1910, of Vancouver, B.
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